While he may have a different definition of “retired” than we do, if Steven Soderbergh has more time to talk about filmmaking, his favorite subject, then we’re all for the continued sabbatical, especially since he’s dedicated to working on the small screen.While we wait for the celebrated director to finally write a book on filmmaking – perhaps one that would rival the impact of Robert Rodriguez’s “Rebel Without A Crew” – we’ll settle for his famous DVD commentaries, which often find the helmer paired up with a notable guest.Here are 3 steps to help you prepare for that talk. Most often you'll probably want the adults in your life to do one or more of these things: Things like personal feelings or sex are awkward to discuss with anyone, let alone a parent.It takes maturity to figure out what you want to get out of a conversation. It's natural to be nervous when talking about sensitive topics.But talking to the adults in your life can seem difficult or intimidating — especially when it comes to certain subjects. Maybe you need to break bad news to a parent, like getting a speeding ticket or failing an exam. Even small talk about what's for dinner can keep your relationship strong and comfortable. If you feel your relationship with your parents is strained, try easing into conversations. Talk about how well your little sister is doing in math.Some of the site’s recent updates include Soderbergh, first teaming up with Mark Romanek in a three-part forty-minute long clinic on low-budget filmmaking and then conducting a two-part wide-ranging discussion with playwright-turned-director Neil La Bute.The commentaries are well worth your time, whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker or just a film lover wanting to hear two professionals talk about their chosen craft.
You probably talk to friends way more than you talk to your parents. Even if you and your parents have a great relationship, you want to find your own path and make your own choices. Chatting with parents every day not only keeps an existing relationship strong, it also can help a frayed relationship get stronger.Still, most of us want a parent's help, advice, and support at times. Talking to the adults in your life about everyday stuff builds a bond that can smooth the way for when you need to discuss something more serious. When parents feel connected to your daily life, they can be there for you if something really important comes up.